Fibersym® RW, a granular RS4-type resistant wheat starch, allows formulators to boost the fiber content and to lower calories of a diverse line of food products while delivering health benefits to consumers. It also can be produced as a gluten-free ingredient, providing additional flexibility in food product development.
Fibersym delivers a minimum of 90% total dietary fiber on a dry basis (AOAC Method 991.43) and contributes 35.1 calories per 100 grams or ~0.4 calories per gram. It complies with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration definition of dietary fiber that was issued on May 27, 2016. Fibersym exhibits physiological effects that are beneficial to human health such as lowering postprandial blood glucose and insulin levels, lowering blood cholesterol, and reducing waist circumference and body fat percentage, which can reduce the risk of being overweight or obese. It can also be produced to meet FDA guidelines on gluten-free foods of less than 20 parts per million gluten.
Fibersym® RW Benefits
Providing a smooth texture, neutral flavor and white color, Fibersym® RW is a nearly invisible source of fiber.
It has a low water-holding capacity that allows for enhanced crispness and ease in formulating higher levels of inclusion to achieve labeling benefits.
Fibersym® RW Applications
Batters and Mixes
Breads, Rolls, Bagels, Biscuits and Muffins
Frozen/Refrigerated Dough Systems
Cereals and Snacks
Puffed and Extruded Cereals and Snacks
Pasta and Noodles
Nutritional Bars and Drinks
Instant Drinks/Energy Bars